Teledyne Technologies

  • Procurement Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne ODI
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella.  With technologies divided into 5 core segments; Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic and Vehicles, Teledyne Marine sales staff can address not only brand level solutions, but turn-key, customized systems that leverage our full range of technology. Our goal is to provide one-stop purchasing capability, world-wide customer support, and the technical expertise to solve our customer's toughest challenges.  A Sea of Solutions…..One Supplier.


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    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    The Manager of Procurement leads the development of best practices and implementation of sourcing strategies for the business unit to deliver uninterrupted supply, measurable cost efficiencies, and world class sourcing.  This position is responsible for coordinating all activities involved with procuring goods and services including raw material, equipment, tools, production parts, and consumables. The Manager of Procurement will also evaluate and set goals of assigned staff; providing mentorship, technical guidance, training and direction relating to short-term and long term priorities in order to maximize departmental outcomes as well as staff personal growth and development. 


     Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To over-see and drive all Purchasing related activities to assure customer expectations are met and business goals attained.
    • Establish partner relationships with our key suppliers
    • Possess a high degree of comprehension of the overall procurement process and commodities/categories being procured
    • Develop and implement daily, monthly, and quarterly tracking metrics that pinpoint key accountabilities
    • Research and Forecast price increase/decrease for categories/commodities and react accordingly to minimize cost
    • Execute periodic internal audits to ensure that purchasing processes and procedures are followed
    • Play an active role in engineering design reviews with a focus on purchased components and material
    • Use market knowledge to challenge the organization to minimize cost of material to be used as well as get a jump on long lead items to minimize expedite charges
    • Responsible for setting and attaining stretch goals for Purchasing that support the objectives of the organization in the areas of material efficiency, cost reduction, freight, and safety
    • Hold our supplier base accountable for Quality and On Time Delivery as well as introduce “Lean” concepts to them with a focus on partnering with Teledyne to increase flexibility, improve delivery, and reduce cost through effective supply chain management
    • Oversee supplier compliance function for the business unit including Master Supply and Non-Disclosure agreements in need of modification and/or renewal Coordinate and facilitate supplier collaboration or early supplier involvement (ESI) meetings to educate the organization of the opportunities in the market
    • Champion cost reduction efforts by establishing goals/metrics in regards to purchased items (components and raw) for the Purchasing team; establish expectations and hold team accountable to deliver
    • Become a change agent in initiating and improving processes and practices that are not working effectively
    • Responsible for all training aspects in the department. Identify the need, coach, and train or coordinate external training
    • Coordinate with other departments as required for implementing systemic improvements
    • Assure the working environment is safe for the employees and enforce safe work practices with the team
    • Comply with and enforce, all company policies as they apply to the area of responsibility
    • Maintain excellent communication and working relationships with all departments within the company
    • Be proactive by working with Engineering, Operations, Sales/Quotations, and Project Management to assure they are informed of the market trends and react accordingly
    • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Operations


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum of Five (5) years procurement experience
    • CPIM or CPM certification preferred
    • Procurement experience in manufacturing, preferably in an engineered to order environment
    • Experience in the development and negotiation of  supplier agreement contracts


    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work with changing demands in a fast paced environment
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization
    • Knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ERP Software
    • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and prioritize daily tasks
    • Necessary to be a team player with the ability to work effectively with other departments on special projects as assigned
    • Proven Leadership skills/experience (ability to drive and motivate)
    • Comfortable presenting in front of colleagues at all organizational levels (internal and external)


    Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a "U.S. Person". A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident "Green Card holder" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a "Protected Individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)




    What can Teledyne offer YOU?
    A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
    Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
    Paid Vacation Time
    Paid Sick Time
    Life Insurance Benefits
    Paid Holidays
    401(k) Eligibility
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan

    Fitness Challenges
    Educational Tuition Reimbursement
    Employee Fun Events throughout the year



    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   


    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (386)236-0780.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  


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